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Office 365: Office Mobile is now available for Droid phones

On Wednesday (8/31/13), Microsoft extended Office Mobile to users with Office 365 subscriptions and Android smartphones.  There is no additional cost to Office 365 subscribers. As with the version for the iPhone, Office Mobile is meant to complement Office on a personal computer so it’s actually “Office light”, allowing Android owners to access, view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint […]

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“More for less” in tough economic times

It’s no secret that economic indicators point to a possible US recession in 2008. Financial markets have recently declined, driving key stock indexes to their lowest levels in more than a year. In an economic downturn, some businesses are more vulnerable to recession than others. When times get tough, people tend to tighten their belts […]

Elimante E-mail Overload

E-mail driving you crazy? Every time you delete one, do five more show up? Are you finding it impossible to answer every e-mail you receive? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone! Some people are even declaring e-mail bankruptcy — they dump every e-mail in their inbox and start over. […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a New Computer

When you are ready to buy a new computer, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is, “Where can I get the best deal?” Obviously you don’t want to pay more than you have to, but there are other considerations besides price that you should consider before making your decision. If you shop […]

BSA scares small companies by . . . Playing software cop

Copyright watchdog targets illegitimate use and gets big settlements. Michael Gaertner worried he could lose his company. A group called the Business Software Alliance was claiming that his 10-person architectural firm was using unlicensed software. The alliance demanded $67,000 – most of one year’s profit – or else it would seek more in court. “It […]

“Mobile VPN” for VISTA users seeking secure connections via WatchGuard

New Product, New Name; Now VISTA-Compatible WatchGuard has announced the immediate availability of a successor to their Mobile User VPN client, WatchGuard Mobile VPN with IPSec. This new VPN client includes new features and compatibility with Microsoft Windows Vista, and is also compatible with existing Firebox X Edge, Core, and Peak models, as well as Firebox SOHO […]